Anglo-Saxon England

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OUP Oxford, Feb 18, 1970 - History - 810 pages
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Discussing the development of English society, from the growth of royal power to the establishment of feudalism after the Norman Conquest, this book focuses on the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms and the Anglo-Norman monarchy in 1087. It also describes the chief phases in the history of the Anglo-Saxon church, drawing on many diverse examples; the result is a fascinating insight into this period of English history.

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This book is indispensable for the serious student of British early medieval history. Stenton's book is full of detail gleaned from many, many resources - truly a labor of love accomplished over ... Read full review

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Contents

THE AGE OF THE MIGRATION
Tradition preserved at Fulda
Angles mentioned by Ptolemy in Widsith and in Alfreds
ENGLAND AND THE SCANDINAVIAN WORLD
His rule maintained by formidable system of taxation
Contemporary opinion unanimous about the treachery
Scholars survived the bad times
Evidence of archaeology
Cnut sets himself to win the respect of the English church
Cnuts marriages

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